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Itchy Oily Scalp

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • April 11, 2009
  • 01:54 AM

I have acne and really long hair, which I wash twice a week. I have a lot of dandruff. I always tie my hair in a ponytail.
I'm a 17 yr/f.
I've had a really itchy scalp and really oily hair for many years. I'm always scratching at it. It itches the day after I wash it and I usually wash my hair at night. It starts smelling after about 2 days. It's an oily smell. When I scratch at it, sometimes i get white hard pieces that feel like sand. They're all over in my hair. Sometimes, i don't even have to scratch and i ccan find them. Some of them form an enclosure around a strand of hair, but most of them are near the root of the strand. Some pieces of hair that i accidentally scratch out, will have a bit of white coating at the root area. If I scratch at it, it comes off. In some areas on my head, if i squeeze the place, a fat glob comes out. It's so annoying. I can't stop scratching at it because it's so itchy. Does anyne know what's wrong? Is there any homemade treatments?

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